Man beaten unconscious outside South Shields nightclub

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POLICE today appealed for information after a man was assaulted outside a South Tyneside nightclub.

The incident happened at 4.05am on Sunday outside Roxanne’s in Ocean Road, South Shields.

The 31-year-old victim was knocked to the floor unconscious, and suffered head and facial injuries.

Officers are carrying out inquiries into the assault and are keen to speak to any witnesses.

It is thought people administered first aid to the man before police and paramedics arrived, and officers are particularly keen to speak to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.